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This guide covers art, design and the performing arts.
Key creative arts & industries databases:
Design, fine arts, photography, creative media. Substantial full text.
Design and Applied Arts Index
Creative industries and crafts plus selected object, spatial, fashion and textiles design.
Contemporary art including photography; selected art history.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Sources for spatial design.
Academic sources for fine arts, design, media arts and cultural studies.
Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.
Search Discover to find Library books, journals, DVDs & other material.
Bloomsbury Fashion Central
Includes eBooks from Berg Fashion Library.
Searches across partial- and full-text content of a wide range of books.
View a demonstration:
Including in books and general online sources.
View an introductory webinar on working with images from Google and other resources.
Quality sites for specific topics and media.
Advice on using images for study or research purposes.
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Last updated on Tuesday 24 November 2020
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